Blog Money Makers - dummies

By Susan Gunelius

Part of Blogging All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Blogs can be just for fun, but they can also turn a profit. If you want to earn money from your blog, check out these popular monetization opportunities:

  • Google AdSense: A popular contextual advertising program that any blogger can join and easily integrate into a blog.

  • Amazon Associates: A popular affiliate advertising program that any blogger can join.

  • Kontera: A popular text link advertising program.

  • SocialSpark: A popular pay-per-post monetization program that requires full disclosure.

  • LinkShare: An affiliate program that links bloggers up with a wide variety of merchants.

  • BuySellAds: An online advertising marketplace where bloggers can sell ad space and advertisers can purchase that ad space.

  • SponsoredTweets: A pay-per-post program that pays people for publishing sponsored updates on Twitter.